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In memory of the rescuers, the survivors and of those who died.
With gratitude for their legacy of courage, heart and humanity.

Directed , Written & Produced by

Terry Strauss


Narrator & Script Wizard

Peter Coyote


Director of Photography

Barry Schienberg


Edited by

Lou Wirth


Original Music by

Leo Sidran


Sound Recordist

Scott Yates


Associate Producer

Phoebe Wall Howard


Story Advisors

Wayde Rowsell

Gus Etchegary

Rick Edwards

Alphonse Manning

Betty Anne Drake

Lisa Loder


Additional Editing

Blair Gershkow

Diana Gerba


16mm Cinematographers

Henry Strauss

Ted Cochran


Additional Camera

Scott Yates

Tony Loder

Jamie LeJeune

Matt Ruggles


Post-Production Sound & Mix

Mark Escott, Phoenix Sound Design


Production Assistants

Lisa Loder

Tony Loder

Sasha White



Tanya  Zaman,  Digital Illustrations.  Storyboards Inc.

Henry Strauss,   Pencil, Ink, & watercolor

Nancy Malloy,  Chambers Cove Painting

Photos for Opening Sequence

Judy Frank, Daughter of Pollux Survivor Walter Bulanowski

Claudia Carter, Granddaughter of Pollux Survivor Walter Bulanowski

Archival Photos Courtesy of

Ena Farrell Edwards and Rick Edwards

Lawn Heritage Museum & Room of Remembrance

St. Lawrence Historical Advisory Committee

Terry Phillips

Archival Research

Blanche Chase



Scott Harris



The Loss of the Truxtun and Pollux

Written by Bud Davidge (SOCAN) copyright 1985.  As recorded on the album SIMANI Outport People  contact info.


Additional Sound

Rob Weiner

Adam Klein


Additional Musicians

Sam Bardfeld, violin

Lev Zhurbin, viola


Special Thanks to:

Margaret Tarrant Isaacs

Lawn Heritage Museum & Room of Remembrance

Laurella Stacey

St Lawrence Historical Advisory Committee

Jean Ann Lambert

Holy Name of Mary Academy

St. Lawrence Miners Museum

Darryl Rogers & the Community at Webbers Cove

Cassie Brown (d. 1986) for her 1979 book, STANDING INTO DANGER

Nicholas Parkerson

William Hersey

Loren Lovgren

Robert M. Myman, Myman Greenspan Fox Rosenberg Mobasser Younger & Light LLP


And to…

Ronna Reed Jones

Ben Sidran

Judy Sidran

Michael White


Video transfer & dubbing

Fiske Video


Bookkeeping for HEVI

Jennifer Gilmore-Childers

@ 2018, Health, Education & Videotape, Inc.

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